Habeeb Oredola (Barrister & Solicitors) - Lagos based, Nigeria’s commercial Capital. Habeeb Oredola is a top-tier full services law office focusing on corporate and commercial law practice. Our seasoned legal team achieve timely and cost-effective solutions to clients’ legal and business needs.
We have the breadth and depth of experienced attorneys to handle demanding and complex litigations, without losing sight of the need to provide responsive representation. As a fully integrated partnership, we pride ourselves as dependable, competent, and diligent.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Legal Associate
Location: Lagos Island, Lagos
About the Job
The ideal candidate for this position will provide legal support to the firm in relation to all matters with a diverse range of transactions in civil & commercial litigation, alternative dispute resolution, corporate governance, company secretarial, corporate restructuring and other related matters.
To assist with these efforts, the candidate will conduct legal research, develop litigation strategies, draft legal & court processes and maintain prompt court appearance.
Conduct legal research, develop litigation strategies, draft briefs and other court processes
Structure, negotiate and draft agreements
Conduct due diligence, manage and draft agreements for property transactions
Conduct legal research and analysis on varying legal issues as may be assigned by senior associates and partners.
Conduct Legal research and drafting of legal opinions on complex questions of law
Conducting or attending meetings on behalf of the firm or its clients
Maintain proper, effective and prompt court appearances.
Draft and review commercial agreements
Conduct interview and advise clients on legal principles
Educational qualifications and Experience
Minimum of a University degree in Law, Call to Bar Certification and membership of the Nigerian Bar Association
A 2.1(Second Class Upper Division) in University or the Nigerian Law School is an added advantage
Minimum of 3 - 5 years post call experience with a strong litigation bias
In-depth understanding of transactions and dispute resolution processes